On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1890

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Heinrich Bloch, Danish painter (b. 1834)
  • John Jacob Astor III, American businessman (Astor Estate holdings), dies at 67
1890 Highlights

About February 22, 1890

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces